National Forest Health Database - Soil Data for Canadian Forest Health Network
Entry ID: Canada_CFS_SoilData

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Summary
Abstract: Since 1984, Canadian Forest Service has been collecting data to help monitor
the health of Canada's forests. Data is collected from a large number of
strategically located plots all across Canada. The data collection occurs at
various times. Some parameters are measured more than once a year while others
are only meaured once every five years. The data collected covers a number of
parameters which ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 42.0   E: -54.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, National Forest Health Database
Dataset Title: National Forest Health Database - Soil Data for Canadian Forest Health Network
Dataset Release Place: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Gov. of Canada, NRCAN, Canadian Forest Service, National Forest Health Database
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-01-01
Quality Each laboratory at which soil samples are analysed participate in the Forest
Service Quality Assurance Inter-Laboratory Comparability Program which helps to
insure data quality assurance.The chemical analyses for some of the parameters
(attributes) is optional, consequently not all of them, listed in the procedure
manual, may be available.
Access Constraints Only the owner of the data has direct access to it. Anyone wishing to obtain
the data contained in the data set should contact the distributor.
Use Constraints The Canadian Forest Service shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect
use of the data described and/or contained herein.Although these data have been
processed successfully on a computer system at the Canadian Forest Service, no
warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the
data on any other system or for general or scientific ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/?lang=en

Data Center Personnel
Name: SUSAN MARTIN
Phone: +01-506-452-3534
Fax: +01-506-452-3525
Email: smartin at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Atlantic Forestry Centre
City: Fredericton
Province or State: New Brunswick
Postal Code: E3B 5P7
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Please contact distributor.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-506-452-3534
Fax: +01-506-452-3525
Email: smartin at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Atlantic Forestry Centre
City: Fredericton
Province or State: New Brunswick
Postal Code: E3B 5P7
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-12-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-03-28
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-01-31
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